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Jehan Numa Palace


A 19th century Palace, Jehan Numa nestled on the slopes of Shamla Hill is set in five acres of lush green lawns & splashes of colorful bougainvillea. It is a superb example of a medley of British Colonial, Italian Renaissance & Classical Greek Architecture. The gleaming white façade has boldness & simplicity of style that is striking & exudes an air of timeless graciousness. The Palace was built during the rule of Sultan Jehan Begum by her second son General Obaidullah Khan, Commander-in-Chief of the erstwhile Bhopal state Force. After the death of the General, the Palace went through many occupational adjustments. Finally the grandsons of General Obaidullah Khan, Nadir & Yawar Rashid planned to convert the Palace into a World Class Hotel. This became a reality only in the month of September 1983. It was in the year 2000 the Palace was classified as a Heritage Grand Hotel to be the first of its kind in Central India. Luxurious rooms & all amenities befitting a hotel of its stature in India, the Palace now has 100 rooms. In the finest tradition of Bhopali hospitality, Jehan Numa Palace offers its guests a taste of royal living, luxury & extravagance that was once the sole preserve of Nawabs.

Jehan Numa Palace Hotel offers the flexibility of a 100 guest rooms, including 6 suites. Many offer views of the swimming pool and the riding track, while most open into lush green landscaped courtyards. Epitomizing stylish residential comfort, all accommodations feature local traditional ethnic fabrics and furnishings in soft earth tones, as well as indigenous tribal artwork. The tranquil décor reflective of art deco and classical styles is evocative of the colonial past.

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